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Firefighter says London department has ‘culture of fear’

A London, Ont., firefighter has slammed the city for failing to address what he calls “a culture of fear” and a long history of workplace harassment complaints in the department. 

Nova Scotia firefighters trade gear on Facebook

Firefighters across the province are using a Facebook group called Nova Scotia Fire Equipment Swap and Trade or Sell to give away, exchange or sell surplus gear, often at a steep discount.

Government allocating $30M for public safety worker mental health

The federal government has announced $30 million in funding over five years for a University of Regina-based research institute to work on mental health initiatives for public safety workers.

Dates set for former fire chief’s sexual assault trial

Windsor Superior Court staff say three weeks have been set aside next year for former Kingsville, Ont., fire chief Robert Kissner’s sexual assault trial starting Jan. 7, 2019, with pre-trial hearings held Dec. 5-6, 2018. 
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How the fire service can create healthier communities

An international clinical study that trained firefighters to help reduce heart disease among residents is showcasing the potential of Canadian fire services to bring added value to their communities, writes Len Garis and JD Schwalm. » Learn more

A lifetime of learning in 18 months

Canadian Firefighter columnist Jennifer Grigg reflects on overcoming obstacles and instructing at the Ontario Fire College. » Learn more

Canadian Firefighters Curling Association Championships

March 29 - April 7, 2018
Location: Thunder Bay, Ont.
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